Feather and hammer drop on the moon
yet another insightful experiment based on manned spaceflight. still, very cute.
A NZ chemist's thoughts on energy science, politics and technology markets.
Labels: energy nz
The UK made overseas bribery illegal in 2002, under US pressure. Labour ministers subsequently claimed they were determined to stamp out corruption, but in practice no prosecutions have taken place under the new law.2002! Remember people, BAE makes guns and things designed to seriously crimp your dancefloor moves. What on earth do you think they were doing during the '90s? Any wars floating to the top of your consiousness that needed a few guns or landmines? I can think of a couple...
Equally, it is recognised that New Zealand's response to climate change should not outpace progress in other parts of the world.too right! last thing you would want is some point of difference in a globalised world of freer markets. "smart manufacturing energy rich country with low carbon footprint requires rich planet-concious consumers" - yeah, you're probably right, never work in the real world. we should scream from our beautiful mountain tops "we're no more crap than anyone else!"
Creating a pathway for internalisation of fossil fuel emissions in the electricity sector so costs are met by those who create themisn't that called a tax? and what happens when you tax something at the bottom of the food chain? costs are simply transferred to customers. Great, extra revenue for the trough-dwellers and no practical change in behaviour for the electricity sector - i mean honestly, is this the best they can come up with?